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To open its 15th season, Curtain Call Theatre is producing a new play that seems like it was written 50 years ago. "Family Furniture," by 83-year-old A.R. Gurney , which had its world premiere last year, looks back at 1950s upper-crust Buffalo through the gauzy, amber filter of nostalgia.
Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering the Service Learning Mini-Grants Program to all schools in northern Chautauqua County. Funding is available on a competitive basis for projects that promote service learning to middle and high school level students.
So it was unusual when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found himself facing a spirited fight from rebels in his own Democratic party - environmentalists, unhappy public workers, critics of Albany's insider culture and voters disturbed by Cuomo's dismissive treatment of his opponent, Fordham University professor Zephyr Teachout. Cuomo claimed a comfortable 62 percent in Tuesday's Democratic matchup, but Teachout's 34 percent - she won half of the state's 62 counties - stunned observers who had predicted she would win a 20 percent protest vote.
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Clarence was an employee of A. Sam & Son Trucking. He also worked for the city of Dunkirk as a driver and at the waste water plant.
The lawsuit filed by 25-year-old Jason McNeil and his wife names concert promoter Live Nation, the security company responsible for crowd control at the concert, and the Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center near Buffalo, New York, as defendants in addition to the man who threw the punch, reports The Buffalo News . What led to the man's debilitating brain injury and how might he and his family recover for his injuries? According to the lawsuit, Craig Lawson had already been ejected from the concert for being intoxicated and attacking someone else.
Following a chilly rain during part of the weekend, the coolest air since the spring will settle over the Northeast Sunday night into Monday morning. Temperatures are forecast to dip into the 50s from Boston and New York City to Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The last time readings were this low was during the first couple of days of June in most cases and in late May in others.
Despite challenges , the East/University of Rochester partnership can succeed As has been extensively discussed , the partnership between the UR's Warner School and East... Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1s01oDE As has been extensively discussed , the partnership between the UR's Warner School and East is gaining steam. Everyone I talk with is cautiously optimistic the initiative--a breath of fresh air--can be the positive step forward the District definitively needs.
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center will become an intellectual salon again on Friday as Scholars@Hallwalls, the Humanities Institute's signature discussion series, returns for the fall semester with a talk by UB faculty member Jonathan Katz. Katz, associate professor and director of the doctoral program in the Department of Art, will discuss "Art, Sex and the Sixties."
After several weeks of Friday evening-only operations , District Doughnut opened up full-time today at 8 a.m. The shop will celebrate its debut this weekend with music, games, giveaways, a photo booth, and more, until the doughnuts run out. The Barracks Row spot from owners Greg Menna and Juan Pablo Segura will offer eight to 10 doughnuts each day.
A high school student witnesses a brass colored disc over Lake Erie but it would be 57 years before we would know the depth of his sighting. On the afternoon of September 20th 1957 in Buffalo, NY a Northbound Niagara Street bus had just dropped Steven at this corner on his way home from high school.
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That's the date the public accounting firm expects to wrap up the relocation of roughly 45 employees from their current office at 6400 Sheridan Drive to newly renovated space at 100 Corporate Parkway. The latter is the former headquarters of Gaines Kriner Elliott LLP , the longtime Buffalo accounting firm that merged with Bonadio in late 2013.
Guinean-American drummer and dancer Mohamed Diaby will perform from 11-11:45 a.m. Sept. 27 in the Performance Space under the tent on Rockwell Quad at SUNY Buffalo State.
The Benchmark Group proposal was selected over separate proposals submitted to the agency by Buffalo developers Nick Sinatra and Rocco Termini , either one of whom were considered the favorites to take over the building. BURA's directors unanimously gave Benchmark a six-month designated developer status.
The Buffalo-headquartered parent company of First Niagara Bank N.A. on Wednesday said it provided a $12 million financial package to Schneider Development's Apartments @ the Hub, a mixed-use project on Swan Street that features 50 living spaces, a bike shop, a pub and a bicycle-themed fitness studio. "There's a renaissance taking place in Buffalo and First Niagara couldn't be more proud to help preserve the historic integrity of our headquarters city," Russ Gentner , First Niagara Commercial Real Estate Lending Team Leader, said in a release.
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